Located in the northern part of the great city of Rio Rancho is the Rio Rancho Sports Complex and Dog Park. This sports complex is home to many sports fields for softball and baseball. It also has plenty of benches, picnic tables and walking paths. The sports complex is also home to a dog park. Dogs are allowed in the sports complex only if leashed, and can roam freely in the dog park without a leash. You can really make a day out of your trip to the park. Start out by playing some tennis with your dog by your side before having some lunch at a picnic table.
Southern Rio Rancho is home to Haynes Park. Although not a dog park, Haynes Park welcomes dogs of all sizes and breeds if they are leashed. The park has plenty of amenities, including sports courts, BBQ grills, picnic tables and walking paths meandering around the entire park. Although your dog will not be able to run around freely, the park will provide a warm and fun atmosphere. You can both stretch your legs by walking or running around the park. Trust us, you will have a wonderfur time at this park with your four-legged furry friend!
If you live in West Rio Rancho, you are incredibly lucky because you live next to three fantastic parks. The first park you should visit is Cabezon Park. This park only welcomes dogs on leashes, but has nearly thirteen acres of open space. The second park you need to visit is the Star Heights Park. This park also welcomes only leashed dogs. It has plenty of amenities and sports fields that you and your furry friend can enjoy. Lastly, you must visit the Los Milagros Park. It is a large park with grass and dirt that welcomes dogs only on leashes.
If you drive a mere seventeen miles from your home in Rio Rancho, you’ll find yourself in the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque has a staggering sixteen dog parks throughout the city! Each park has different amenities that can be suited to you and your dog. Some dog parks have training agility courses while others have gigantic open spaces where you and your dog can run freely. Some parks have zones for big and small dogs, so if your dog is small or shy, you can find a park suited to their personality. There is no shortage of places in Albuquerque for you and your pooch!